The South by Southwest conference and festival celebrated its 30th anniversary this past week in Austin, Texas. From March 10 through 19, the annual pilgrimage of entrepreneurs, artists, businesses and interactive organizations proved the conference has grown even larger and more influential over the past
President Trump’s budget proposal takes deep cuts into federal funds reserved for the arts – including money that goes to NPR and PBS.
Gossip journalism has always drawn eyes and gained intrigue. Whether a rumor is about a member of a politician’s family, or a regular person who just happened to stumble into overnight Internet fame—journalists pounce on any information they can find in order to get an
From general praise to sharp critiques and watchful observations – how did President Trump’s #JointAddress play out with the media?
If the mainstream media thought President Trump was going to leave his demonization of their profession to press conferences and rallies, last Thursday must have been a rude awakening. Following a February 16 press conference where the President spent a significant amount of time taking
God forbid you spend any time on a white-nationalist 4Chan or Reddit page, you’ll probably see the word “Lügenpresse.” Some might recall Trump supporters yelling the word at journalists at a rally last year. Increasingly, Trump supporters and the alt-right have adopted the term to
President Donald Trump has been attacking the mainstream media, particularly the “failing” New York Times and “fake news” CNN, since the early days of the 2016 election cycle, and those attacks have persisted into his presidency. Ironically, Trump’s vilification of the press has helped boost
If you’ve been waking up recently and feeling as though you’ve landed in the middle of George Orwell’s 1984, you’re not alone. Trump’s familiar dismissal of the media with regard to his character, actions and policy has gone beyond the expected display of petulance. The
Amidst the chaos of campaign speeches, senate confirmations and inaugural balls, most Americans just want to be heard in a world where many feel their voices don’t matter. Well, we’re in luck. Media has a solution to get people in touch with their government: a
On Monday night, Frank Sesno spoke to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and a panel full of White House Press heavy hitters – reflecting on the past 11 days and thinking about the next 4 years.